The Ugly Side of Adoption

If you find yourself encouraged, follow my new blog at for more posts like this one. I found this entry the other day while randomly flipping through an old journal: “January 2, 2013 Today, sort of in passing and sort of without even realizing it, I prayed a prayer. ‘Do something great through me… No matterContinue reading “The Ugly Side of Adoption”

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It\’s time again. The most wonderful time of the year! That is still how we see it, right? Despite the shopping lists and the overbooked calendars and the credit card bills and the cooking that needs to be done, it\’s still the most wonderful time of the year, isn\’t it? Living outside of the USContinue reading “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

The American [Bad] Dream

We are \”living the American dream\”. [By we, I mean Richard and me.] We have what people work for and dream of. We have what people leave other countries and move here to pursue. We own our home [or at least we\’re buying it from the bank]. We have a beautiful, healthy baby boy. We haveContinue reading “The American [Bad] Dream”